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Kimberley Jones


TWITTER: @chronkimjones

A graduate of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas, Kimberley Jones has written about film, books, and pop culture for The Austin Chronicle since 2000. The Association of Alternative Newsmedia awarded her film reviews first place for Arts Criticism in 2013.

300 articles in 2012   •   page 5 of 8

Film Flam

Maya Perez leaves AFF; 'Frankenweenie' finds good home at FF

Screens Daily, Jun. 29, 2012 11:58 AM

Remembering Nora Ephron

Comfort and a clear-eyed, ever-witty lens on the lovelorn

Screens Daily, Jun. 27, 2012 2:52 AM

More Louis CK Shows Added

Tickets available rightthisverysecond, but don't dawdle

Screens Daily, Jun. 26, 2012 2:44 PM

Leonard Pitts Jr. at BookPeople Tonight

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer reads from 'Freeman'

Books Daily, Jun. 26, 2012 2:12 PM

Film Flam

'Casablanca' closes out Paramount Summer Film Classic series

Screens Daily, Jun. 26, 2012 1:53 PM

Lola Versus

Greta Gerwig stars in this movie about thirtysomethings' troubles in life and love, but the conflict teased in the title never clearly emerges.

Film Review, Jun. 22, 2012

Get Hitched

Hitchcock on the big screen, masterpiece to minor work

Screens Daily, Jun. 21, 2012 3:15 PM

'Lizz Free' for Two Nights

Comic and 'Daily Show' co-creator Lizz Winstead in Austin

Books Daily, Jun. 20, 2012 2:23 PM

Surprise Dave Chappelle Show

UPDATED: Shazam! It's sold out!

Screens Daily, Jun. 19, 2012 10:42 AM

R.I.P. Susan Tyrrell

'Forbidden Zone,' 'Fat City' actress passes away

Screens Daily, Jun. 18, 2012 3:15 PM


Good vibrations flow from this fictional story about the invention of the vibrator in Victorian England; Maggie Gyllenhaal stars.

Film Review, Jun. 15, 2012

Summer Fiction

Hackers, heretics, and spies, oh my

Books Feature, Jun. 14, 2012

The Age of Miracles

Karen Thompson Walker

Books Feature, Jun. 14, 2012

Mission to Paris

Alan Furst

Books Feature, Jun. 14, 2012

Bedside Manner

So I'm trying this new thing …

Books Daily, Jun. 12, 2012 11:27 AM

Unpublished Writers, Prick Your Ears

Conference caters to writers trying to break into the biz

Books Daily, Jun. 8, 2012 4:37 PM

Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson is back with another delightful movie about beautiful dreamers and full-time schemers.

Film Review, Jun. 7, 2012

Film Flam

Birdsong, 'Bindlestiffs,' Amy Heckerling, and more

Screens Daily, Jun. 6, 2012 12:08 PM

Film Seeks Sounds

AFS hosts a contest for composer-hopefuls

Screens Daily, Jun. 5, 2012 3:48 PM

'Alien,' Auld Lang Syne

Ridley & Ripley in TAMI's Carolyn Jackson Collection

Screens Daily, Jun. 5, 2012 12:26 PM

ATX Television: TV Fantasy Goes Mainstream

Tales from 'Firefly,' 'Teen Wolf,' 'Supernatural,' & more

Screens Daily, Jun. 2, 2012 1:48 PM


This Norwegian crime thriller is anchored by a schemer who brings on his own ruin.

Film Review, Jun. 1, 2012

Snow White and the Huntsman

Ambitious, brutish, and ruthlessly unromantic, this feminist reworking of the fairy tale has us under its spell.

Film Review, May. 31, 2012

Film Flam

Speed Travels, American Hipsters, Design Stars, and more

Screens Daily, May. 29, 2012 6:00 PM

First Position

This lovely documentary follows six international ballet hopefuls, ages 10 to 17, as they compete for the Youth America Grand Prix.

Film Review, May. 25, 2012

Austen, Say Hello to Austin

Three local authors toast Jane Austen at BookPeople today

Books Daily, May. 19, 2012 8:53 AM

What To Expect When You're Expecting

The gamut of the modern babymaking experience is explored by a small batallion of entertainers.

Film Review, May. 18, 2012

'Do-Deca-Pentathlon' Descending

AFS hosts DUPLASS-A-THON on June 4

Screens Daily, May. 16, 2012 4:27 PM

A Closer Look at the Paramount Lineup

Spike Lee, Amy Heckerling to present films

Screens Daily, May. 15, 2012 3:35 PM

Film Flam

Cinema East and Paramount summer series news

Screens Daily, May. 15, 2012 12:27 PM

Sleepless Night

Purloined cocaine, his kidnapped son, and a den of thieves who wish him ill cause one man to have a very desperate night in this taut French thriller.

Film Review, May. 11, 2012

Film Student Swagger

Longhorn Showcase's show and tell

Screens Feature, May. 10, 2012

Wild Thing, We Surely Loved You

RIP Maurice Sendak

Books Daily, May. 8, 2012 12:29 PM

The British Are Coming! The British Are Coming!

‘Sherlock,’ ‘White Heat’ hit U.S. airwaves

Screens Daily, May. 6, 2012 3:40 PM

Film Flam

Up all night at ATX Television Fest, production news, & more

Screens Daily, May. 4, 2012 3:56 PM

Richard Linklater (Contemporary Film Directors)

Richard Linklater is a man with time on his mind

Screens Feature, May. 3, 2012

Restorative Powers

Scorsese nonprofit teams with Mondo & Alamo for film series

Screens Daily, May. 2, 2012 1:00 PM

The Funny Doesn't Have To Be Over

‘Inside Joke’ web series goes inside Moontower Comedy Festival

Screens Daily, Apr. 29, 2012 10:31 PM


The Planet Earth filmmakers turn their cameras on an orphaned chimp.

Film Review, Apr. 27, 2012


This French-language dramedy stars Audrey Tatou as a grieving widow who is trying to re-enter the flow of life.

Film Review, Apr. 27, 2012

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